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Movers & Shakers: May 2001

26 May 2001

Movers & Shakers: May 2001

Geoff Burnand has joined Ansbacher Group as head of its UK private wealth management division. He is based in London and reports to Fraser J...

Geoff Burnand has joined Ansbacher Group as head of its UK private wealth management division. He is based in London and reports to Fraser Jennings, managing director of Ansbacher’s London office. He was previously vice president of international private banking for Merrill Lynch.

Pen Kent has been appointed a non-executive director of Schroder & Co. He is also executive chairman of the European Securities Forum and a non-executive director of the Commonwealth Development Corporation.

Wayne Chapman will replace John Hawkins as head of private client services at Bank of Bermuda. Chapman has been promoted from head of the investment division and will take up his new post at the end of June. Hawkins will retire and a replacement for Chapman has not been confirmed.

Bernd Kammerlander and Christopher Thomé will join the London private client office of Credit Suisse First Boston as executive directors today. The pair have moved from Goldman Sachs, where they were both executive directors. They will report to Thomas Dicker, managing director of private client services for Europe and will focus on the German onshore market.

Kathleen McKay, Johnny Moss and Irene Manis have joined Merrill Lynch’s private wealth management services group as private bankers. The three moved from JP Morgan’s UK private banking business in London. McKay was head of the business, Moss was involved in business development and Manis was an analyst in the same team.

Christine Ross has been appointed managing director of SG Hambros financial services, the financial planning division of the wealth management group. Ross has joined from UBS where she was director of the financial planning and wealth management division. She replaces Mark Didcott, who has gone to establish an in-house life company in the firm's Guernsey office.

David Bulteel has joined Carr Sheppards Crosthwaite as head of its international private client business. He moved from his position as head of the overseas team at Gerrard and brought Nik Kidd, Philip Osborn and John Barkhan, portfolio managers, with him.

Eight portfolio managers and two bankers have joined Rathbone Investment Management from Chase Fleming Private Wealth Management. Hugh Adlington, Tim Eliot-Cohen, Nicholas Fisher, Christopher Godfrey-Faussett, Rupert Heggs, Andrew Hutton, Christopher Jamesand Alan Potter were all portfolio managers. Oliver Harvey and Jane Sydenham were bankers. They have all been appointed as investment directors at Rathbones' London office and will report to Mark Powell, managing director.

Richard P Meijome has joined Barclays Private Banking in Miami as senior vice president and market manager for Latin America. He joined from Chase Manhattan Private Bank, now JP Morgan Private Bank, where he was vice president for Latin America. Ricardo Leyva has also been made vice president of the Central American/ Mexico/Dominican Republic team. He was previously at Merrill Lynch in San Diego, where he worked as a relationship manager.

August Perez, who was previously senior vice president and head of the compliance for the Americas has been promoted to marketing manager of the Andean team, which looks after clients in Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Bolivia. Maria Elena Echenique, who held a number of senior level positions in the Miami office, has been appointed private banker for Peru and Bolivia. Caridad Valiente has also joined as private banking executive.

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